28. 6. 2012

The document contains detailed information on terms of posting workers to EU member states including local conditions of employment. Each member state is described its notification duty, competent institutions for particular steps incl. contacts, data to be notified, sanctions for not complying with the regulations, etc.

Posting of employees of foreign enterprises to pursue work in Malta is stipulated by inner regulations contained in the document called „Posting of Workers in Malta Regulations“ (regulation no. 430/2002, as amended by regulation no. 443/2004).

A notification procedure has to be undertaken prior to posting employees. An employer must notify he/she intends to post workers to the director of the Department of Industrial and Employment Relations. The notification document must contain: names, addresses, the assumed length of posting, etc. (a complete list is contained in the regulation)

Relationships between an employer posting workers to Malta and posted employees must comply with the Maltese collective agreements which are applied also to Maltese workers pursuing the same type of work (class of employment) at the same place.

A client must keep a copy of the notification as well as documents proving that a provider has met all requirements set in the regulation for the whole period of posting.
If an employee is suspicious of being handled contrary to law he/she may ask the employer in writing for an explanation. The employer is obliged to respond within 10 days.

Point of contact:

Department of Industrial and Employment Relations
tel.: +356 /21222068


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